A changing world: AI experts warn of social upheaval

Experts in artificial intelligence say the world is unprepared for the enormous changes automation is bringing to the global economy.

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    Experts in artificial intelligence say the world is unprepared for the enormous changes automation is bringing to the global economy.

    Some say artificial intelligence could help us create an almost perfect world.

    But they also warn it could lead to the collapse of democracy and civilisation within a generation.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.


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